• Nicco Park India Cyclone Roller Coaster Front Row POV

    by  • February 16, 2014

    Cyclone in India, an exact copy of demolished Cyclone coaster in England

    Everyone has their first real roller coaster. It’s usually a woodie (no loops) and probably at some aging amusement park somewhere. In fact, it might have even been demolished to make way for a new coaster, or worse, a condominium. But what if there was an exact clone of that ride somewhere else in...

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    Conneaut Lake Park To Be Sold Off In Pieces

    by  • February 7, 2014


    Sad news for one of America’s shrinking number of amusement parks. Conneaut Lake Park trustees were unable to raise the money to pay off back taxes. Now the park is set to be sold off in pieces. Home to the ‘Blue Streak’ coaster, recently refurbished and designated historic by American Coaster Enthusiasts, Conneaut Lake...

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    Despicable Me 2, More Minions

    by  • June 24, 2013

    My friend Whit got invited to attend a Despicable Me 2 event at Universal Studios Florida and I didn’t. His write up is now up on DadCentric and my theoretical visit is not. Obviously, you’ll want to go read about his experience A.S.A.P. while I try and contain my jealousy. I do get to...

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    Big Bear Mountain Resorts Opens Summer Thrills Adventure Park

    by  • June 15, 2013


    Looking for a little extreme adventure this summer? Check out Snow Summit Adventure Park, the first complete outdoor summer adventure park of its kind in Southern California. This year they have new summertime thrills that include the new side-by-side Flying Squirrel Zipline, a new hiking trail and Southern California’s only lift-served mountain bike park...

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    Ender’s Game Trailer

    by  • May 8, 2013


    2013 is shaping up to be a banner year for movies. Oblivion, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Star Trek Into Darkness, After Earth, a new Hunger Games, and now add Ender’s Game to that list. The first trailer for the movie version of the seminal science fiction novel that helped many kids discover...

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    SeaWorld Orlando Viva La Musica Ticket Contest

    by  • April 23, 2013

    We have a fun opportunity for you to enjoy one of the two remaining Viva La Musica Saturdays at SeaWorld Orlando. We have a pair (2) of free tickets that you can use to see Grupománia (merengue) on Saturday, April 27 or El Gran Combo (salsa) on Saturday, May 4. All you have to...

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    SeaWorld Antarctica – Over the Fence Update

    by  • April 23, 2013


    Had an opportunity to visit SeaWorld about a week ago and took a few moments to catch up with the progress on Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld Florida. It’s set to open May 24th and all indications are that it will give any attraction in Orlando a run for its money in...

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